Wreckage of crashed EgyptAir plane found at sea

EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

What you need to know:

  • French President Francois Hollande said the plane had "crashed" as authorities in both Paris and Cairo opened investigations.
  • EgyptAir hit the headlines in March when a flight from the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to divert to Cyprus, where the hijacker, who was described as "unstable", demanded to see his ex-wife.
  • MS804 is an Airbus A320-232, and was delivered to the airline in 2003.



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